Our vision is to be the leader in improving health and wellbeing for patients in the communities we serve.
To promote health and wellness trough quality health care and to improve the health of those we serve.
Dr. Jon S. Petrick, Clinical Director of the Las Vegas Pain Relief Center is a licensed Chiropractic Physician highly skilled in pain management and pain treatments including Active Release Techniques (ART), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Cranial Facial Release (CFR), Airway Restoration Method (ARM), Stress Relief Method (SRM), OTZ tension adjustments and Manipulations under Anesthesia (MUA).
After receiving his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri, Dr. Petrick relocated to Las Vegas in 2000, he was the first to bring ART, SFMA, FMS, CFR and SRM to Nevada.
As the first and most experienced ART, OTZ, SFMA/FMS, and the only SRM, CFR provider in Nevada, Dr. Petrick has successfully treated thousands of professional athletes, Las Vegas residents and patients from all over the world. He is considered to be one of the most sought after pain management doctors on the west coast of America. He is respected as a leader in the treatment of soft tissue injuries. his success has earned him international notoriety. He gives back to the profession by teaching graduate and practicing doctors from around the world how to successfully use the high level treatment protocols in their practices.
Since 2008, Dr. Petrick has worked for the TIMET titanium manufacturing company, the world's leader in the industry in mill and melted titanium products, supplying nearly one-fifth of the world's titanium demand. He helped establish TIMTE'S on-site first-aid program that addresses injuries on-site, at the first aide level, prior to becoming a workers compensation recordable event. TIMET celebrated two different times with-in the last 7 years with I million man hours worked without a work comp recordable event. Dr. Petrick's on-site care of over 1,200 employees has saved TIMET an estimated $750,000.00 annually in lost work hours, and work compensation fees.
Dr. Petrick's reputation and the success of his practice have earned him a regular spot on FOX Sports "Ultimate Fighter Championship" (UFC) reality TV show. What's more, Dr. Petrick's has worked with many professional organizations, teams and players from many different sports, the Toronto Blue Jays or Las Vegas's (51 's). Dr. Petrick worked closely with other team specialists, to help athletes stay healthy at the highest level. He currently works for NBC sports on the "Joe Fan" radio show, where he is the on air injury specialist and the shows UFC expert. He has worked with athletes from the NBA, NHL, Major League Soccer, NFL, MLB, and Olympic BMX.
Dr. Petrick was recently featured in Los Hispanos and Mi Mundo magazines, both are two of the top Spanish magainze in the world and Los Hispanos magazine published his article KO'D on traumatic brain injuries in America. Muscle Development Magazine and BodyBuilding.com with Jay Cutler (Four time Mr. Olympia). He has also been featured in Oxygen Magazine, the nation's largest women's fitness magazine. He has also been mentioned in Men's health, Flex and several other popular international publications. He is currently working on a documentary featuring his work with Traumatic Brain Injuries and the use of special procedures like the Hyperbaric Chamber.
Dr. Petrick is a Best Selling author; his first book "Get off Your Path", is a three category bestselling book and can be purchased on Amazon and he is now totted as one of the first pioneers and experts in self sustainable living. Dr. Petrick is an international speaker and has had various speaking engagements all around the world. The topics of his lectures include Oxygen and Nitric Oxide, Medical Weight-loss, Pain management, Nutrition, Asymmetrical Movement patterns, and sports injuries. He has been the master of ceremonies for his non-profit for the past l 5 years and has been asked by many national brands to speak about their products and services.
Dr. Petrick is the only doctor capable and skilled to perform the Stress Relief Method, Cranial Facial Release, Airway Restoration and the OTZ-tension adjustments which makes his skill set truly one of a kind. The Manipulations under Anesthesia (MUA) that he performs in a hospital operating room setting are very advanced treatment protocol. By utilizing his advanced knowledge of physical medicine and progressive functional rehabilitation, Dr. Petrick has established the ideal blend of conservative and non-conservative treatments which he has now copy written and trademarked. These proprietary techniques have propelled him and the Las Vegas Pain Relief Centers to the top.
Aside from providing pain relief and amazing care, Dr. Petrick also selfishly serves the community he lives. He has served on the board of Directors of Opportunity Village (an organization that provides work opportunities for individuals with mental disabilities). He developed and created KIS-MIF, his own Recreation and Leisure program for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. His program is designed to provide camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing and other fun out-door activities. He spends over 10 weekends annually volunteering with the non-profit that he started. In addition to the leisure programs, KIS-MIF also has a sport team called the Las Vegas "Yuccas", which is a wheelchair basketball team. KISMIF is his passion and his out of office love.
Furthermore Dr. Petrick is co-participant in cutting edge research dealing with individuals with Downs Syndrome. His work is considered somewhat out of the box and could possibly change the lives of millions of people who have Downs's syndrome and their families.
Dr. Petrick's work has not gone unnoticed, as he was elected to the Leadership Las Vegas 2004 program, and he was a finalist for the City of Las Vegas's Community Achievement Award for his outstanding community enrichment programs and the effort he has put forth to help those individuals who need help the most.
The Las Vegas Pain Relief Center-2001-Present
Clinic Director and Head Chiropractic Physician
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®)-2007-Present
On-screen injury care for coaches and.fighters
Timet -Titanium Metals Corporation -2008-Present
Henderson, Nevada First-Aid/Worker's Compensation prevention
Toronto Blue Jays (Las Vegas Sl's) Baseball Team -2009-2012 Las Vegas.
Nevada Team Physician and ART® provider
I was born on a beautiful Monday morning 57 years ago, March 8, 1965, in the small anglophone West African country called Ghana, in the coastal capital city of Accra. I am therefore bilingual, speaking my African language Ga and English. I was raised as the middle child of 3 siblings by a single mother and completed all of my basic education- elementary school through medical school in Ghana.
For me, the path into the world of science (which culminated in me becoming a medical doctor) started at the age of 11 years when my mother bought me my very first Children’s Chemistry Set as a birthday gift. I was enthralled by the various experiments I could perform in my room-the worst being when I created Hydrogen Sulfide (the stuff that exudes from rotten eggs) and stank up the whole house. She was livid indeed. My fascination with science nevertheless only got more intensified.
I entered the University of Ghana in 1985 and graduated top of my undergraduate class, which led to my being awarded a full scholarship to travel to London, UK, where I completed my Bachelors in Biochemistry at the University of London/Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1987.
I then returned to the University of Ghana Medical School where I graduated as an MD in June of 1991. Subsequently, I did internship rotations through various departments- including Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, General Surgery and Urology at the Korlebu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. My wife, my first daughter (aged 6 months at the time) and I moved across the ocean to the United States in 1993 to further our medical education and careers. While studying for the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exams) in 1993-1994, I volunteered at the research lab for Physiology and Experimental Medicine at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington DC, where we conducted lab-based research involving use of various “benchwork techniques”.
I was subsequently admitted into the 4-year Internship & Residency program in the combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics at the Beth Israel/ Mount Sinai Hospital system in Newark, New Jersey in 1994. In the final year of the training program, I was selected to be the Chief Resident, and therefore engaged in teaching and assisting students, new interns and junior residents. I took great pleasure in grooming these young and fledgling students and teaching them to become excellent doctors.
Upon graduation, we moved to Las Vegas in July 1998, straight out of the residency program. By this time, we had a 4-member family (with the addition of my second daughter who was born while I was doing my Residency). I have since worked in outpatient clinics, Urgent Cares, hospitals & Mental Health centers in Las Vegas and currently own and operate a private medical practice, Ascension Medical Center. My most compelling driving passion is in promoting/advocating for “Wellness and Preventative Healthcare” for all my patients-hence my favorite slogan: “The Best Wealth is Health”.
I love to teach, and am gifted at breaking down any subject matter down into bite-sized pieces from A through Z for the easy comprehension of novices as well as experienced folk. Over the years, I have conducted preceptorships/teaching sessions for premed students, interns, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. I have also engaged in teaching diverse subjects including martial arts (I held a black belt in Shotokan Karate all through high school and college), golf and Stocks & Options investing/trading.
Being in the medical field can be stressful at times, and it is therefore crucial for me that I maintain a “personal selfcare program”. Therefore, I engage in a few activities on a consistent basis.
These include playing (and teaching) golf, daily workouts at my favorite EOS gym, yoga and meditation as well as going for massages and stretching sessions on a regular basis. My other hobbies include SCUBA diving and trading/teaching Stock & Options trading. I also love the outdoors and all-things-nature. A visit to the beach is by far my most enchanting “Zen space” for recharging my personal batteries. I also endeavor to keep constant personal growth by learning at least one new thing each year.
I strongly believe in the wise saying “Success unshared IS Failure”. Hence, I take great pride in helping my patients as well as other persons who may find themselves needing assistance that I am capable of providing. If there is one thing I can advise to others, it is this: No matter how hard you fall, dust yourself off and pick yourself right up again, as if nobody's watching.
I graduated Cum Laude from Northern Arizona University with my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and earned my Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Touro University Nevada. After graduation, I worked in pain management for 3 years. This is when I discovered my true passion for helping people heal and recover from their pain. My goal is to provide the best care possible for my patients and educating them along the way. In my free time I enjoy exercising, participating in Tough Mudders, paddle boarding, and riding ATV's at the dunes with my fiance. I also love to visit family and friends in California!
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